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Red Deer River - -Drumheller to Finnegans Ferry

06.21.2019 - 06.23.2019
Drumheller, AB, Canada


Trip Type:

  Moving water, Car Camping

Detailed Trip Rating:

 2A2 Click here for explanation of the trip rating

Experience Level:


Water Class:

Class I

Trip Description:

A 65 km trip with car camping in between. We'll set up camp at Hoodoos RV Resort on Friday night.  On Saturday morning we'll take the boats and gear to the put in at Newcastle Beach in Drumheller then we'll shuttle the cars to Dorothy and head back to Drumheller to launch. We'll paddle to Dorothy and we'll camp at Hoodoos RV Resort Saturday night. Sunday morning, we'll pack up camp and paddle from Dorothy to Finnegans Ferry. Cost is $14/per night per 2 person tent.

Trip is almost full.  Only 3 spots remain.

Suitable Boats

(see notes)

Open Canoe - Yes

Covered Canoe - Yes

Touring Kayak - Yes

Rec Kayak - With Trip Coordinator approval

Whitewater Kayak – No

Meeting Point:

 Little Fish Provincial Park

Trip Coordinator:

Mike Eaton

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Call or Text: (780) 902-3953


Please contact the Trip Coordinator no later than the Wednesday before the trip is schedule to start. Some trips may have space limitations or require early booking. Contact the Trip Coordinator.

Trips are open to all current Northwest Voyageurs Canoe and Kayak Club members.

Touring Kayak - Typically 12 feet long or more and 24" wide or less, with front and rear water tight compartments for flotation and storage, defined keel

Rec Kayak - Typically less than 12 feet long, often greater than 24" wide, with one or no water tight compartments, may or may not have a keel

Whitewater Kayak - Typically less than 10', no watertight compartments, no keel


Location information

Drumheller, AB, Canada

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